is a Humanitarian Intervention Initiative Network. This computer
system, including all related equipment, networks, and network devices
(specifically including Internet access) may be monitored for all
lawful purposes, including to facilitate protection against
unauthorized access, and to verify security procedures, survivability,
and operational security. During monitoring, information may be
examined, recorded, copied and used for authorized purposes. All
information, including personal information, placed or sent over this
system may be monitored. Use of Humanitarian Intervention Initiative
Network, authorized or unauthorized, constitutes consent to monitoring
of this system. Use of this system constitutes consent to
monitoring for these purposes.
special operations and special
protective forces integration for crisis response and
humanitarian operations, with the support of NATO and Interpol level
grassroots support in every UN member country.
100 victories in 100 battles is not the acme of skills. To subdue
the enemy without fighting is the acme of skills." – The Art
of War, Sun Tzu.
campaigning, be swift as the wind; in leisurely march,
majestic as the forest; in attack, like fire; in standing, firm as the
As unfathomable as the clouds, move like a thunderbolt to protect the
-- Adapted from Sun Tzu. "The Art of War"
After 20 years of advocacy and policy
development work through Humanitarian
Resource Institute (UN:NGO:DESA), the Humanitarian Intervention
Initiative (H-II) was established to support strategic planning,
and stabilization of humanitarian emergencies that are beyond the
capacities of the United Nations, non-governmental and relief
This focus includes Expanding Special Protective Forces for
Operations through H-II OPSEC.
Stephen M. Apatow
Crisis Response and Humanitarian Operations
Founder, Director of Research and Development
Humanitarian Resource Institute (UN:NGO:DESA)
Humanitarian University Consortium Graduate Studies
Center for Medicine, Veterinary Medicine & Law
- Security: Risk
- Explosives Threat
- Chemical and
- Security and Access
- Defense Against
Chemical, Biological, Radiological Hazards
- Incident Response
Fundamentals of NATO SOCC
Operations: NSTEP, May 2012.
Combined Joint Forces SOCC Staff Officer: JADL, January 2013.
Anti-Terrorism Officer Course; S2 Institute: December 2011
Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorism: NATO: JADL, March 2012
IED Awareness: NATO: JADL, April 2012
Principles of Counterinsurgency (COIN): NATO: JADL, April 2012
Definitions, Dimensions and Categories of Terrorism : NATO: JADL,
Defense Against Suicide Bombing: NATO: JADL, October 2012
Space Support: NATO: JADL, January 2013
Defense: NATO: JADL, November 2012
Certified Biometrics Security Professional - Engineer Program: Saifirst
Corporation, November 2012.
Fundamentals of CBRN Defense: NATO: JADL, April 2012
Trafficking in Human Beings: NATO: JADL, April 2012
Human Trafficking: Causes, Consequences, Counter-Strategies: NATO:
Interdiction Operational Training
MIO's Orientation - Units Preparation for MIOs: NATO: NMIOTC, JADL,
MIO Execution: NATO: NMIOTC, JADL, August 2012.
Boarding Team Tactical Planning (MTP): NATO: NMIOTC, JADL, September
Boarding Team Psychology: NATO: NMIOTC, JADL, September 2012.
Suspect Vessel's Crew Psychology: NATO: NMIOTC, JADL, September 2012.
Boarding Execution: NATO: NMIOTC, JADL, September 2012.
Major Incident Medical Management (MIMMS): NATO: JADL, April 2012.
NATO/Partner Senior Medical Staff Officers' Course (SMSOC) Module: :
JADL, May 2012.
Medical Response in Hostile Environments: Medical Corps, November 2005.
Member: Special Operations Medical Association (SOMA).
Director, Research & Policy Development: Humanitarian Resource
Institute (UN:NGO:DESA): Humanitarian University
Graduate Studies Center for Medicine, Veterinary Medicine & Law
(2000-Present), NAVLE:USMLE 1-2 (Prep: 2002), ACLS (82), EMT-B (80).
Dangers and Risks in the Mountains: Slovenia Armed Forces ADL, NATO:
Survival Skills in the Mountains: Slovenia Armed Forces ADL, NATO:
Commander and Staff in Comprehensive Operations Planning &
NATO: JADL, July 2012
Comprehensive Operations Training Course: NATO: JADL, April 2012
Multinational Crisis Management: NATO: JADL, April 2012
Critical Infrastructure Awareness: NATO: JADL, April 2012
Rapid Response Team Expert Training: NATO: JADL, April 2012
NATO: Civil Emergency Planning: NATO JADL, September2012
NATO Resource Support to Operations: NATO
Support Operations: NATO: JADL, April 2012
Peace Keeping Techniques: NATO: JADL, April 2012
Crowd and Riot Control (CRC): NATO: JADL, May 2012
Conflict Management and Negotiation (v.2): NATO: JADL, May 2012
Advanced Skills Handgun 2 Day: Academi, October 2012.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Emergency Response & Policy Development
Humanitarian Resource Institute
Founder: Director of Research and Development
The mission of Humanitarian Resource Institute is to "Bridge Unmet
to Untapped Resources." This objective is accomplished through
planning, critical analysis, expert think tank development for
discussions, peer reviewed data compilation and communications that
decision makers and target audiences on the grassroots level in 193
Nations member countries.
The Humanitarian University Consortium Graduate Studies Center for
Veterinary Medicine and Law serves as (1) an international community of
scholars, (2) a bridge between Humanitarian Resource Institute and the
international academic community, (3) a think tank in support of the
Nations programs and (4) the promotion of higher learning through both
traditional and distance education.
In the publication " Biological
Threats and Terrorism, Assessing the Science and Response Capabilities:
Workshop Summary ," the National Academy of Sciences has
Humanitarian Resource Institute (HRI) as one of nine leading
research institutions. These include:
- Center for
University: Center for Public Health Preparedness.
- Harvard University
John F. Kennedy School of Government: Belfer Center for Science and
- Johns Hopkins
University: Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies.
Institute of Technology: Center for International Studies.
- National Academy of
- University of
Maryland: Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland.
- University of
Minnesota: Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy.
Key Note Speaker
- The Future of Biodetection Systems: The
Future of Biodetection Systems Workshop was held to bring together
industry, academia, national labs, and federal agency personnel in an
interactive process, to develop a roadmap for research and development
investment in biodetection. Sponsored by Los Alamos National
Laboratory, September 26 & 27, 2006. -- Keynote: DNA-based Detection Technologies (Powerpoint):
Stephen M.Apatow, Humanitarian University Consortium Graduate Studies
Center for Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Law.
8th Annual Meeting: Contingency Planning Discussion on Biosecurity:
Association of Veterinary Biologics Companies, Keynotes: Stephen M.
Apatow, David L. Huxsoll, David Kim, Daniel T. Ruth, 5
Every SOF Medic Should Know About Agroterrorism – Part I:
Kathleen Dunn Farr, MD, Journal of Special Operations Medicine, Fall
- Agroterrorism: Minimizing the Consequences of
Intentionally Introduced Foreign Animal Disease: Major James P.
Dykes: United States Army, School of Advanced Military Studies, United
States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth,
Kansas, AY 2010. DTIC.
- The Worried Well: Strategies for Installation
Commanders: Fran Pilch, USAF Institute for National Security
Studies, 2005. DTIC.
Founder: Director of Research and Development
Pathobiologics International is a global reference point for biodefense
the nonprofit organization Humanitarian Resource Institute. Current
include the internet based Biodefense Reference Library, Foreign Animal
Zoonotic Disease Center, Bioinformatics: Pathobiological Diagnostics
Biodefense Legal Reference Library. Educational resource development
veterinary and medical community include the Foreign Animal Disease
Course and the Zoonotic Disease Online Review. To enhance collaboration
Humanitarian Resource Institute and the international community of
the Humanitarian University Consortium was formed to enhance the
initiatives associated with economic, social, cultural and humanitarian
Educational Materials: Online Distance Education
Education: Humanitarian Resource Institute (UN:NGO:DESA),
Humanitarian University Consortium Graduate Studies Center for
Medicine, Veterinary Medicine & Law.
Stephen M. Apatow: Referenced
ProMED: International Society for Infectious Diseases
- 18 Jan 2003 PRO/AH> Announcements 2003 (01): 
FAO/WHO/OIE Electronic Conference on VPH and Control of Zoonoses, 
Foreign Animal Disease Online Course.
- 22 Nov 2003 PRO/ALL> Announcements 2003 (08): Humanitarian
Univ. Consort: Humanitarian University Consortium focuses on
graduate studies in law, medicine and veterinary medicine.
- ProMED-mail. The informal sector and Emerging Disease
Detection. The role of an internet based early warning system.
Marjorie P. Pollack, MD. Associate Editor/Epidemiology &
Surveillance Moderator, Moderator, IMED 2007.
- 16 Dec 2008 Ebola-Reston, porcine - Philippines (04): RFI
- 05 Sep 2006 Avian influenza, human (140): atypical infections
- 24 Mar 2006 Avian influenza, poultry vs migratory birds (10)
- 21 Feb 2006 Avian influenza, human - worldwide (12): Egypt, India
- 22 May 2005 International health regulations
- 19 Jan 2005 Avian influenza, human - East Asia (12): Viet Nam
- 07 Jan 2005 Avian influenza, human - East Asia (03): Viet Nam,
- 01 Nov 2004 Viral gastroenteritis update 2004 (30)
- 19 Oct 2004 Avian influenza - Eastern Asia (127): Thailand, tigers
- 16 Aug 2004 Vibrio vulnificus - USA (TX)
- 17 Jun 2004 Foot & mouth disease, bovines - Brazil (Para)
- 07 Apr 2004 Avian influenza, H7, poultry - Canada (BC) (14)
- 28 Feb 2004 BSE update 2004 (02)
- 15 Feb 2004 Avian influenza, poultry - USA (PA)
- 13 Feb 2004 Avian influenza, poultry - USA (PA, NJ)
- 23 Dec 2003 Swine fever, classical - Korea, South (02)
- 20 Dec 2003 Avian influenza - South Korea (04)
- 12 Dec 2003 Avian influenza - South Korea: suspected
- 09 Oct 2003 West Nile virus update 2003 - USA (28)
- 24 Jul 2003 Animal, animal by-product import regulations - USA
- 23 Apr 2003 SARS - worldwide (63): etiology
- 19 Apr 2003 Avian Influenza, human - Netherlands (09): fatal case
- 14 Apr 2003 SARS - worldwide (48): etiology
- 17 Feb 2003 Unexplained deaths, pigeons - USA (TX) (03)
- 07 Nov 2002 Disease surveillance: enhancement (03)
- 15 Sep 2002 West Nile virus, birds, migratory - USA (03)
- 13 Sep 2002 West Nile virus, birds, migratory - USA (02)
- 21 Jun 2002 Smallpox vaccine, ACIP recommendations - USA (02)
- 03 Mar 2002 Foot and mouth disease, UK - not
- 27 Jan 2002 Foot & mouth disease - UK (03)
- 21 Jan 2002 Agricultural biosecurity - USA
- 28 Mar 2001 Foot & mouth disease - EU: use of vaccination (02)
World Veterinary Association
Sports Medicine & Science Institute
Founder: Director of Research and Development
The Sports Medicine & Science Institute was established to support
and development in the fields of biomechanics and exercise physiology.
Specialized work includes International Dancescience Development, Armed
Development , Olympic and Sports Development , Equestrian Rider
Sporthorse Development. Specialized consultancy work, in the field of
orthopedics, includes Scoliosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Asthma,
Friedreich Ataxia and Multiple Sclerosis.
the Tactical Athlete: Armed Forces Development, Sports Medicine
& Science Institute.
International: Martial arts training system integrating classical
biomechanics into judo, ju_jitsu and mixed martial arts disciplines.
Classical choreographic training used to provide a foundation for
such as skating and gymnastics, is integrated into optimization of
development, flexibility, economy of energy and balance.